Laura Veirs is an American singer-songwriter living in Portland. Veirs was raised in Colorado, studied geology and Mandarin Chinese at Carleton College, worked as a translator for a geological expedition in China. While growing up, she heard folk-country, classical, and pop music at home. However, she didn’t “listen seriously,” she
Sorry for the delay in this week’s news wrap, but without further ado, here’s your week of California burning, Berkeley’s weekend rally and fallout, courtroom updates and some weird shit to do with Burners on your day off. Berkeley rally: public versus the police The result of Sunday’s much anticipated
It was a busy weekend on the West Coast with rallies and counter-protests dominating local news and local resources in Portland, Oregon and Berkeley, California. Police are drawing scrutiny for their actions in both events, with some accusing authorities of targeting those on the left and protecting right-wing attendees. The
Locals lost a legend this week, fires ripped through the Golden State, Pelosi takes aim the Navy and EPA, some rally may or may not be happening and we’ve some got ideas for your leisure time (fish and basketball anyone?). Let’s go… Rally rollback and rules, just in case It
we saw Katherine’s work at Art Market in SF, and we liked it so much we simply had to find out more about her. Meet Portland-based artist Katherine Ace, an artist you should know.
The best parts of many things are often hidden, and food is no exception. Chef Chris Cosentino’s goal is to help you discover these forgotten gems in food. In his new cookbook, Offal Good: Cooking from the Heart, with Guts, Cosentino explores the hidden world of underappreciated ingredients and the best
Multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter Laura Gibson grew up in a small isolated logging town called Coquille, in the South Coast region of Oregon, the daughter of the town’s kindergarten teacher and a forest ranger. Since the release of 2009’s Beasts of Season, which NPR called “nothing short of a masterpiece” and Mojo
Portland, Oregon is an amazing city. So often you hear about its wet, dreary winters, that seem to stretch from one grey eternity to another. I have never formally lived in Portland, but I have spent enough winters up there to know that sound of endless months of drumming rain.